Islamabad and northern areas jolted by strong earthquake

A strong earthquake jolted northern parts of Pakistan including capital Islamabad early on Friday morning.

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Published: Sat 28 Feb 2015, 11:22 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 8:48 PM

According to the US geological Survey the earthquake measured 5.4 on the Richter scale and had epicentre 100km north-north east of Islamabad at a depth of 24.2km. The quake was strong enough to prompt many people to evacuate their homes in panic.

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